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Leadership Team

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The Student Government Leadership Team is composed of the Student Body President, Student Body Vice President, Chief of Staff, Speaker of the Senate, and Chief Justice. This group meets weekly, attending to the internal management of the Student Government so that the normal course of business will flow in an orderly manner.

Student Body President

Blaize LaFleur

Blaize LaFleur

Classification: Junior

Major: Political Science 

Hometown: Houston, Texas 

The Student Body President serves as the representative leader of the Student Government and oversees the day-to-day operations of the Executive Branch. This includes monthly meetings with the University President, bi-weekly meetings with the Vice President for Student Affairs, coordinating President Roundtable meetings, and the Pizza with the President event series.

 

Student Body Vice President

Arafaa Khan

Arafaa Khan 

Classification: Junior 

Major: Industrial Engineering 

Hometown: Dubai, UAE

The Student Body Vice President serves as the second-in-command, fulfilling the duties of the President in his/her absence, chairing the Assembly of College Councils, overseeing the Student Government training program, managing the Maverick Discount Program, and coordinating the annual NightWalk.

 

chief of staff

Corrina Sullivan

Corrina Sullivan

Classification: Senior

Major: Political Science

Hometown: Arlington, Texas 

The Chief of Staff oversees the External Relations and Legislative Relations committees of Student Government, coordinating all outreach initiatives such as voter registration, early voting on campus, Greet Your Government events, Campus Conversations, and Maverick Opinion Boards.

 

SPEAKER of the senate

Caitlyn Burge

Caitlyn Burge

Classification: Senior

Major: Communications & English with a minor in Arabic

Hometown: Fort Worth, Texas 

The Speaker of the Senate serves as the representative leader of the Legislative Branch, coordinating the resolution process, chairing all Student Senate meetings, and overseeing four committee chairs.

 

Chief Justice

Akram Abbadi

Akram Abbadi

Classification: Senior

Major: Economics 

Hometown: Houston, Texas 

The Chief Justice serves as the representative leader of the Judicial Branch, managing the Program Assistance Fund, chairing all Supreme Court meetings, and supervising the Election Supervisory Board.